[Twisted-Python] Packet Fragmentation

Jean-Paul Calderone exarkun at divmod.com
Thu Oct 9 08:30:14 EDT 2008

On Thu, 09 Oct 2008 13:27:51 +0200, Vincent Bernat <bernat at luffy.cx> wrote:
>OoO En  cette nuit nuageuse du  jeudi 09 octobre 2008,  vers 00:51, Nima
>Ghanavatian <nimag at rogers.com> disait :
>> I was wondering if there's any way in Twisted/Python to handle packet
>> fragmentation.  Can I access the last fragment flag in the TCP packet somehow?
>> Or is there a total packet size sent with the packet automatically?
>> If not, what would be the best way to solve this?
>You can also use a protocol  that keeps message boundaries like UDP. UDP
>is   reliable    and   deliver   messages   in   order    if   used   on

UDP is *not* reliable and will *not* necessarily deliver messages in order,
*even* if used on localhost.  Please refer to Glyph's post.


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